Investigative agencies of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in the Ulyanovsk region opened a criminal case against the Minister of Construction of the Ulyanovsk region and resident of the city of Ulyanovsk, suspected of committing an offense under paragraph "a", "b" of Part 5, Art. 290 of the Criminal Code (bribery committed by an organized group of individuals with extortion).
According to the investigation, in the period from 2011 to June 2012 were obtained from the suspects beginners small businesses applying for grants (grants) from the regional budget, cash as a bribe for the decision to grant subsidy (grant) under the "Program development of small and medium-sized businesses in the Ulyanovsk region. " The victims reported the extortion of bribes to law enforcement and follow-up bribe-takers were under the control of the operational services of the police. June 18, 2012 the suspects were detained upon receipt of the requested amount of $ 60 thousand rubles.
Suppressed the activity of intruders was a result of joint activities of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Ulyanovsk region.
Currently under investigation and search operations, to establish all the circumstances of the crime, as well as to identify other similar facts of suspected illegal activity. The issue on remand. The criminal investigation is ongoing.